Center for Social Concern
Center for Social Concern
While we continue to follow university COVID-19 guidelines, staff are evaluating and exploring our efforts and programming for our community. We appreciate your patience, flexibility, and understanding as we navigate this uncertainty together.
Although the semester may be virtual, we want you to know that we are still striving to ensure every student is actively engaged and part of the JHU community, no matter what community you are calling home right now.
As part of our commitment to civic engagement through education, action, and reflection, the Center for Social Concern invites you to be part of our fall campaign, JHUTakeAction. Take the pledge to engage in your community and demonstrate civic leadership.
Events and Opportunities
- If you are a new student to Hopkins, the CSC’s programs provide a perfect opportunity for you to learn about Baltimore and meet some new friends who have your same interests.
- If you are an upperclassman new to the CSC and looking for a new experience that will be fun and impactful, you’ve come to the right place.
- If you are already active at the CSC, help us spread the word and get students involved and working with you! Tell them about your experiences and which programs have impacted you the most.
- If you are a faculty member, consider teaching a Community-Based Learning course or joining the next Engaged Scholar Faculty and Community Fellows Program cohort.
Read more about our other programs so you can get involved!
Public Service & Social Concern Alumni Affinity Group
Attention students and alum! Want to stay connected to the CSC and community engaged alumni post-graduation? Graduating seniors and alumni can join the Public Service/Social Concern Alumni Affinity Group or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
News & Announcements
Week 3: Neighborhood Improvement/Community Organizing
JANAYA BROWN | FRANCISCAN CENTER My week began slightly discouraging, but by the end I was reminded why I want to keep doing this work. Tensions run high in the nonprofit world, the workload is high, the staff is low, and the rewards are variable. This is the first week
2021 Week 6: Virtual Internships
HUIYAO CHEN | BALTIMORE JOB HUNTERS SUPPORT GROUP Connecting dots is a particularly salient theme for this week. During the Bites session, we talk about the topic of immigration, which is very informative and eye-opening, especially when I learned that Baltimore is a sanctuary city while Maryland is not (a
2021 Week 5: Virtual Internships
HUIYAO CHEN | BALTIMORE JOB HUNTERS SUPPORT GROUP Week 5 has been a significant week of learning and connecting (both dots and people). Aside from completing the second round of revision for the Green Guide, I have also made slide presentations for two articles on hiring biases and “what to
2021 Week 4: Virtual Internships
HUIYAO CHEN | BALTIMORE JOB HUNTERS SUPPORT GROUP Reaching the midpoint of the internship, I have also been arriving at some milestones in my internship. The research guide is still under revision while close to the end as I am adding more new resources to the guide. I have also
2021 Week 3: Virtual Internships
HUIYAO CHEN | BALTIMORE JOB HUNTERS SUPPORT GROUP This week is mainly about revising and refining the resource guide and integrating new information and resource. My supervisor has made comments on the need for the addition of info and has responded to my comments. Two major additions are: we are
2021 Week 2: Virtual Internships
HUIYAO CHEN | BALTIMORE JOB HUNTERS SUPPORT GROUP This week has been both productive and reflective for me. In terms of productivity, I have finished revising the around 100-page Resource Guide and returned it back to my supervisor, and I have gotten started on working on the flipbook with the